Gary Allen, DMD, MS, is Vice President of Dental Services for Advantage Dental. He received his DMD from University of Oregon Dental School and a Masters in Oral Biology from George Washington University. He is board certified in Oral Pathology and Oral Medicine and is a Fellow of the American College of Dentists. Dr. Allen held a variety of clinical, academic, research, advisory and command positions during a 26-year career with the U.S. Army, retiring as a Colonel and Commander of the North Atlantic Regional Dental Command, Walter Reed Army Medical Center. Since returning to Oregon in 1999, he has participated as a member of several state and local committees, workgroups and commissions focusing on oral health care access, integration and quality.